On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1987

Historical Events


Music release#1 in the Charts

"Didn't We Almost Have It All," by Whitney Houston hits #1

  • "thirtysomething" debuts on ABC-TV
  • NY Yankee Don Mattingly hits record 6th grand slam of year

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Ford II, American businessman and son of Henry Ford, (President of Ford Motor Company, 1945-79), dies at 70
1987 Highlights

About September 29, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra